Local Horse Events

Goresbridge Horse Sales:

Sale in Goresbridge again this week.

Goresbridge is Irelands' leading sport horse sales company. With a well earned repuation for success they are one of the worlds' leadng sport horse auction centres.

Why not enjoy a horsey holiday at bannow cottages and time it to coincide with their various sport performance sales that take place throughout the year from February to December?

Guaranteed to be a fun day out for all the family and horse enthusiasts!!

Highlights include the spring and autumn sales of registered Connemara and Irish draught horses. With a sale every month you are sure to find a date that suits you.They are located in nearby Goresbridge Kilkenny on the banks of the River Barrow.

For more information on their sales dates please visit their website here >>>

Bannow/Rathangan Agricultural Show

The Show embodies all that is good in rural Ireland. It is a day out for all the family, a time to meet old friends and make new friends. Put the date in your diary and come along to see our show. There are attractions to suit everyone. It's on this year in Killag on the 11th July.

Go to the website here >>>

Killinick Harriers Hunt

Hunting foxes off the land. Many people like the sport of watching the hounds at work or the thrill of riding across the country. But also it is a great way of bringing on young horses to eventually be sold for business. For others it is a social event to have a drink and a chat with friends.
Company Overview
The hunt has over 100 members and engages in many activities to develop the skills and interests of all hunters. The St. Stephen's Day hunt is the most popular meet of the year. There are two Point-to-Point events, an annual steeple chase and a hunt ball in January.
Hunting days are Monday and Thursday in the season.
The uniform of the hunt is green coat with yellow collar.
Master and Huntsman: Mr John Stafford.

Rosegarland Equestrian

Professionally designed cross country course set in the grounds of the historic Rosegarland Estate in Wellingtonbridge, Co. Wexford. Conveniently located within 40 minutes drive of Wexford and Waterford.

Options for all levels of riding experience. Large variety of mini, midi and open fences, including natural water features, coffins, logs, cottages and lots more. Heights from 50cm to 1m 10cm.

Cross country schooling available,20 euro per horse.